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Studying Biology IGCSE
Learn the fundamentals of biology, enhance your knowledge and equip yourself with a solid foundation on which a career in science can be built. Our Biology IGCSE is a home educated course that will equip you with everything you need to study the course at a higher level in the future.
Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Biology
Covering a broad range of topics, from cell and plant life to ecology and food production, the Biology IGCSE course is a popular choice for students that require a basic level of biological understanding before studying the topic at A level.
The course itself is made up of five modules.
- Module 1: Cells and Organisms
- Module 2: Plant and Animal Physiology A
- Module 3: Plant and Animal Physiology B
- Module 4: Inheritance
- Module 5: Ecology and Food Production
There are 23 lessons and 13 tutor-marked assessments, two of which are mock examinations. Each lesson will challenge the student, helping them to achieve the targets set throughout each module. This, in turn, will prepare them for future examinations. A more comprehensive summary can be found in the course introduction.
Throughout the course, there will be a mixture of both theoretical and practical science,
The practical work described at various places in this course is to help to develop your skills for the practical-based components of the theory exams. You should try to carry out this work yourself; if you can undertake some of it at home, this will be a great help.
Three of the lessons are devoted to the development of practical skills
The exam will include written questions on practical based study. There is no practical examination.